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We currently package our virtual machines for four different virtualization software options: VMWare, Hyper-V, VirtualBox, and Parallels.

File size: 20 GB
Expiration date: February 7, 2023

The evaluation virtual machine includes:

  • Window 11 Enterprise (Evaluation)
  • Visual Studio 2022 Community Edition with UWP, .NET Desktop, Azure, and Windows App SDK for C# workloads enabled
  • Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 enabled with Ubuntu installed
  • Windows Terminal installed
  • Developer mode enabled

File hashes

Name Length (bytes) File Hash - SHA256
WinDev2211Eval.HyperV.zip 21694869008 37380E698AFCDA94B309308C876154A9788BFF6984668C004093A2C69C2F7857
WinDev2211Eval.Parallels.zip 21370396119 6ACBA6A0BEBE8DC7251A9860EA99C5F767648F89734C567867A96261E83BE0D1
WinDev2211Eval.VirtualBox.zip 22258494726 004080DA7B1F30744F70FD37CF9CE1E195703E9DE8076F2AFA76D30F3A66C216
WinDev2211Eval.VMWare.zip 22955193341 69C2EAA9204B8A1515AF0DE81065E6AE0EE7969AF2E9F1DA0268E7A86047BAE0

Note

By using the virtual machines, you are accepting the EULAs for all the installed products listed above

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